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* In the ''Franchise/StarWars''/''[[Film/TransformersFilmSeries Transformers]]'' crossover fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12387504/1/Sparks-Among-the-Stars Sparks Among the Stars]]'', chapter 20 concludes with [[spoiler:the ''Death Star'' being turned into a Transformer when it is exposed to the Allspark...]]


* The description of Azkaban in ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality''--especially the woman who accidentally killed someone, immediately went insane with remorse, and then is forced to relive the moment of the murder over and over by the Dementors. Also, the scenes where Harry is walking around protected by the True Patronus, giving momentary relief to the prisoners in the cells he passes, but forced to keep walking and leave them again to the Dementors, and hearing their screams to stay. The in-story Aesop is that Azkaban is simply evil, and afterwards Harry concludes that because the nominally democratic magical government allows Azkaban to exist and in fact runs it, he is under no obligation to obey the wishes of the majority.

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* The description of Azkaban in ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality''--especially ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality'' especially the woman who accidentally killed someone, immediately went insane with remorse, and then is forced to relive the moment of the murder over and over by the Dementors. Also, the scenes where Harry is walking around protected by the True Patronus, giving momentary relief to the prisoners in the cells he passes, but forced to keep walking and leave them again to the Dementors, and hearing their screams to stay. The in-story Aesop is that Azkaban is simply evil, and afterwards Harry concludes that because the nominally democratic magical government allows Azkaban to exist and in fact runs it, he is under no obligation to obey the wishes of the majority.



* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10136172/1/Core-Threads Core Threads]]'', the horcrux in Literature/HarryPotter is shown to have been influencing the Dursleys. Unlike the usual FandomSpecificPlot, it doesn't make them more violent, not directly. Instead it leaves them feeling like there's a horrific monster in the shape of a small child inside their house. Before Harry destroyed it, Vernon would sometimes black out and see horrible red eyes and hear Voldemort's laughter and when he came to, he'd see Harry's beaten form at his feat. Likewise, the Dursleys not only had constant nightmares, but Vernon likened sleep to knowing there was a monster sitting in the corner watching him and waiting for him to open his eyes. Vernon stayed home as often as possible (cutting ties with many friends and giving up his hobbies) because he refused to leave that ''thing'' alone with his family.

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10136172/1/Core-Threads Core Threads]]'', the horcrux in Literature/HarryPotter is shown to have been influencing the Dursleys. Unlike the usual FandomSpecificPlot, it doesn't make them more violent, not directly. Instead Instead, it leaves them feeling like there's a horrific monster in the shape of a small child inside their house. Before Harry destroyed it, Vernon would sometimes black out and see horrible red eyes and hear Voldemort's laughter and when he came to, he'd see Harry's beaten form at his feat. Likewise, the Dursleys not only had constant nightmares, but Vernon likened sleep to knowing there was a monster sitting in the corner watching him and waiting for him to open his eyes. Vernon stayed home as often as possible (cutting ties with many friends and giving up his hobbies) because he refused to leave that ''thing'' alone with his family.



* There are a lot of disturbing ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' fics out there, but the second half of ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6090923/1/Reunion Reunion]]'' is just downright disturbing and at times grotesque. It starts off as a slightly darker AAML fic, with a lot of funny scenes, and then--Butch gets his throat torn out by a Mightyena, a sadistic psychic Rocket elite who assimilates the minds of the humans and Pokemon he kills is torn apart as the souls he absorbed struggle to free themselves by growing off of his flesh, before throwing themselves to their deaths...with smiles on their lips...]] And ''it gets worse'' from there...
* ''VideoGame/PokemonChannel'' is a cute game, right? [[{{Tempting Fate}} Nothing based on it could be that bad, right?]] Well, there's this little gem known as [[http://warriorkloneomon.deviantart.com/art/Pokemon-Dead-Channel-185310792 Pokemon Dead Channel,]] which shows horror and {{Gorn}} in some of their highest and most scarring forms. Here's a nice little description of a Magikarp, and it's not much worse than most of the other descriptions in the story:
--> ''...[[{{BodyHorror}} but it was foaming at the mouth while a green acidic blood poured out from numerous gashes all along it's body. Multiple organs clung to the many spikes sticking out from it's body. Parts of it's scales had been scraped away exposing muscle underneath, and some parts of the muscle had been what looks like eaten leaving bones sticking out. It flopped around and gasped for air while disturbing gurgling sounds emmited from it's mouth.]]''

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* There are a lot of disturbing ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' fics out there, but the second half of ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6090923/1/Reunion Reunion]]'' is just downright disturbing and at times grotesque. It starts off as a slightly darker AAML fic, with a lot of funny scenes, and then--Butch then Butch gets his throat torn out by a Mightyena, a sadistic psychic Rocket elite who assimilates the minds of the humans and Pokemon Pokémon he kills is torn apart as the souls he absorbed struggle to free themselves by growing off of his flesh, before throwing themselves to their deaths...deaths... with smiles on their lips...]] And ''it gets worse'' from there...
* ''VideoGame/PokemonChannel'' is a cute game, right? [[{{Tempting Fate}} [[TemptingFate Nothing based on it could be that bad, right?]] Well, there's this little gem known as [[http://warriorkloneomon.deviantart.com/art/Pokemon-Dead-Channel-185310792 Pokemon Pokémon Dead Channel,]] which shows horror and {{Gorn}} in some of their highest and most scarring forms. Here's a nice little description of a Magikarp, and it's not much worse than most of the other descriptions in the story:
--> ''...[[{{BodyHorror}} [[BodyHorror but it was foaming at the mouth while a green acidic blood poured out from numerous gashes all along it's its body. Multiple organs clung to the many spikes sticking out from it's body. Parts of it's its scales had been scraped away exposing muscle underneath, and some parts of the muscle had been what looks like eaten leaving bones sticking out. It flopped around and gasped for air while disturbing gurgling sounds emmited from it's its mouth.]]''



* [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2609439/1/Through_the_Monitor Through the Monitor]], a Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Fanfic that has characters from our world become characters in the Sonic universe, has as a main villain Void from ''Sonic Shuffle'', who in this universe is reinterpreted as a PsychopathicManchild. As a result, every scene he's in is NightmareFuel, but the scariest and most evil thing he does is in chapter 56, when he sinks a cruise ship killing (almost) everyone on board FortheEvulz. Sure, they were saved], but it's still scary and a MoralEventHorizon.

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* [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2609439/1/Through_the_Monitor Through the Monitor]], a Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Fanfic that has characters from our world become characters in the Sonic universe, has as a main villain Void from ''Sonic Shuffle'', who in this universe is reinterpreted as a PsychopathicManchild. As a result, every scene he's in is NightmareFuel, but the scariest and most evil thing he does is in chapter 56, when he sinks a cruise ship ship, killing (almost) everyone on board FortheEvulz. Sure, they [[spoiler:they were saved], saved]], but it's still scary and a MoralEventHorizon.



* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzORrtMnUwE Sans reacts realistically to the death of his brother]]. Also doubles as TearJerker.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzORrtMnUwE Sans reacts realistically to the death of his brother]]. brother.]] Also doubles as TearJerker.



** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sr4qEf-PwJs The Regressor,]] who's been reimagining Undertale in N64 graphics, finished the model for Omega Flowey. He still falls within the UncannyValley and finds new and [[SarcasmMode exciting]] ways to obliterate the fourth wall. Such obliterations include: [[MediumAwareness knowing]] ''[[MediumAwareness damn well]]'' [[MediumAwareness that he's not]] ''[[MediumAwareness supposed]]'' [[MediumAwareness to be a 3D model as opposed to a sprite,]] [[FastForwardGag playing the original cutscene before his boss fight in five seconds because "no one wants to see a static screen with text on it for]] [[YouMakeMeSic 1:13]] [[FastForwardGag seconds"]] and '''[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou hijacking the OmegaStation 64's]] VanityPlate''' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou rather than the opening exposition of the game itself.]] Also, the [[SensoryAbuse ear-piercing noises]] its attack motion makes.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sr4qEf-PwJs The Regressor,]] who's been reimagining Undertale in N64 graphics, finished the model for Omega Flowey. He still falls within the UncannyValley and finds new and [[SarcasmMode exciting]] ways to obliterate the fourth wall. Such obliterations include: [[MediumAwareness knowing]] ''[[MediumAwareness damn well]]'' [[MediumAwareness that he's not]] ''[[MediumAwareness supposed]]'' [[MediumAwareness to be a 3D model as opposed to a sprite,]] [[FastForwardGag playing the original cutscene before his boss fight in five seconds because "no one wants to see a static screen with text on it for]] [[YouMakeMeSic 1:13]] [[FastForwardGag seconds"]] seconds"]], and '''[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou hijacking the OmegaStation 64's]] VanityPlate''' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou rather than the opening exposition of the game itself.]] Also, the [[SensoryAbuse ear-piercing noises]] its attack motion makes.



** Turns out [[TotallyRadical Sanzy]] [[PuppeteerParasite Fresh]] might have something to do with it -- enough that his death and subsequent locket purification were enough to crash the computer the AU is running on.

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** Turns out [[TotallyRadical Sanzy]] [[PuppeteerParasite Fresh]] might have something to do with it -- enough that his death and subsequent locket purification were enough to crash the computer the AU is running on.



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** Not having an officially revealed appearance isn't stopping it it, either.



* [[https://youtu.be/XUYNKFbDY20 Your Battle]]. Where do we begin? This is a complete MindScrew of a battle. It's based around completing challenges to raise your Level Of [=ViolEnce=] to the maximum. Your health slowly deteriorates as you try to complete them. The music is an extremely disturbing and unrecognizable version of "Your Best Nightmare". Around LOVE 6 and 13, you get battles against a Gaster Blaster. One where you have to get it to hit itself with exploding circles, and one where you are in a ''VideoGame/SpaceInvaders''-esque shoot 'em up. The dialog box constantly smiles at you, in a similar vein to Flowey. Then it ends with a circle which describes itself as "A projection of yourself in your most vulnerable state." It's extremely odd and indescribable. The creator states that there is no clear message to it, and it's up to you to decide (it's [[TitleDrop your battle]], after all).
* The Unitale fan-made boss "It's You, It's Me" (No quotation marks). It is a battle where you fight a mechanical remnant of yourself, when you finally win the genocide way, the battle simply ends with the name flashing You / Me until the battle states ''IT'S FINALLY OVER'' However, if you try to run and successfully enter the correct password, you get taken to the BonusBoss who will ask why you persist in fighting as the battle becomes more nightmarish and harder as it goes on. Once the battle is over, you are given the option to Fight or show Mercy, either way, the boss still dies and turns to dust. Fighting is showing you wanted to fight, Mercy is for putting the boss out of its misery and possibly wiping yourself out of existence at the same time. Truly a creepy boss fight indeed.

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* [[https://youtu.be/XUYNKFbDY20 Your Battle]]. Battle.]] Where do we begin? This is a complete MindScrew of a battle. It's based around completing challenges to raise your Level Of [=ViolEnce=] to the maximum. Your health slowly deteriorates as you try to complete them. The music is an extremely disturbing and unrecognizable version of "Your Best Nightmare". Around LOVE 6 and 13, you get battles against a Gaster Blaster. One where you have to get it to hit itself with exploding circles, and one where you are in a ''VideoGame/SpaceInvaders''-esque shoot 'em up. The dialog box constantly smiles at you, in a similar vein to Flowey. Then it ends with a circle which describes itself as "A projection of yourself in your most vulnerable state." It's extremely odd and indescribable. The creator states that there is no clear message to it, and it's up to you to decide (it's [[TitleDrop your battle]], after all).
* The Unitale fan-made boss "It's You, It's Me" (No quotation marks). It is a battle where you fight a mechanical remnant of yourself, yourself; when you finally win the genocide way, the battle simply ends with the name flashing You / Me until the battle states ''IT'S FINALLY OVER'' OVER''. However, if you try to run and successfully enter the correct password, you get taken to the BonusBoss BonusBoss, who will ask why you persist in fighting as the battle becomes more nightmarish and harder as it goes on. Once the battle is over, you are given the option to Fight or show Mercy, either way, the boss still dies and turns to dust. Fighting is showing you wanted to fight, Mercy is for putting the boss out of its misery and possibly wiping yourself out of existence at the same time. Truly a creepy boss fight indeed.



* Remember the Regressor video mentioned earlier on the Flowey portion of this folder? [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXery1Pnxjo He also made a video about the]] Sans fight. The way Sans just glides around without moving is pretty damn creepy, but it's at its worst at the end where we loop back around to the beginning room, only now there's blood all over the pillars and we get a zoom in on Chara's bloody and broken face which is the focus for the next few seconds as they get thrown all over the place. The fact that it doesn't change expressions at all just makes it truly hideous.
* [[https://cephei97.deviantart.com/art/Undertale-AU-Tale-of-the-Fallen-Demon-638450867 Just, this AU.]] (At least in the writer's opinion). In this AU, Chara and possibly Genocide!Frisk are vessels for a demon god. And after absorbing the Six Human Souls, Chara's skin gets redder and the body gets deformed until the last SOUL is absorbed, making this AU Chara's true form rise.
* Horrortale is an AU that takes place 8 years after Frisk did a neutral run, killing a few monsters and Asgore and leaving the Underground. Everything rapidly goes to hell in the Underground from there with the CORE dying and Undyne, the new Queen, being unable to stop it and consequentially the monsters start starving to death because their magic food is fading away due to the core's death. The monster children start dying first and the adult monsters start losing their minds killing and or eating eachother. In the case of Snowdin however after a currently unknown altercation between Sans and Undyne which resulted in part of Sans skull getting smashed open, Snowdin has been eating any human children they come across to fight off starvation and to spite Queen Undyne whom just wants the SOULS to be harvested.
** One particular monster that got it the worst was Horrortale Grillby. After the CORE died the magic that kept his body from burning itself started fading leading to his soul being in perpetual agony as he feels himself burning alive constantly but cannot die. In one particular chilling scene in the past right when everything starts going to hell he grabs Sans suddenly out of nowhere after a long night in his bar and starts pleading for him to help him as his face starts melting and he is screaming his head off in agony. He's been living like this for ''8 years''.
** The stories main protagonist, Aliza, has a soul of fear instead of determination (although its implied she has a little bit of determination). This means that instead of being able to manually save her soul autosaves right before she dies so not only will she remember how painful or horrifying the death was but she will have to rexperience the terror right before she died. She also seems to get scars from her previous horrible deaths.

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* Remember the Regressor video mentioned earlier on the Flowey portion of this folder? [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXery1Pnxjo He also made a video about the]] Sans fight. The way Sans just glides around without moving is pretty damn creepy, but it's at its worst at the end where we loop back around to the beginning room, only now there's blood all over the pillars and we get a zoom in on Chara's bloody and broken face face, which is the focus for the next few seconds as they get thrown all over the place. The fact that it doesn't change expressions at all just makes it truly hideous.
* [[https://cephei97.deviantart.com/art/Undertale-AU-Tale-of-the-Fallen-Demon-638450867 Just, this AU.]] (At least in the writer's opinion). opinion.) In this AU, Chara and possibly Genocide!Frisk are vessels for a demon god. And after absorbing the Six Human Souls, Chara's skin gets redder and the body gets deformed until the last SOUL is absorbed, making this AU Chara's true form rise.
* Horrortale is an AU that takes place 8 years after Frisk did a neutral run, killing a few monsters and Asgore and leaving the Underground. Everything rapidly goes to hell in the Underground from there there, with the CORE dying and Undyne, the new Queen, being unable to stop it it, and consequentially the monsters start starving to death because their magic food is fading away due to the core's death. The monster children start dying first and the adult monsters start losing their minds minds, killing and or and/or eating eachother. each other. In the case of Snowdin however Snowdin, however, after a currently unknown altercation between Sans and Undyne which resulted in part of Sans Sans' skull getting smashed open, Snowdin has been eating any human children they come across to fight off starvation and to spite Queen Undyne Undyne, whom just wants the SOULS to be harvested.
** One particular monster that got it the worst was Horrortale Grillby. After the CORE died died, the magic that kept his body from burning itself started fading fading, leading to his soul being in perpetual agony as he feels himself burning alive constantly but cannot die. In one particular chilling scene in the past past, right when everything starts going to hell hell, he grabs Sans suddenly out of nowhere after a long night in his bar and starts pleading for him to help him as his face starts melting and he is screaming his head off in agony. He's been living like this for ''8 years''.
** The stories story's main protagonist, Aliza, has a soul of fear instead of determination (although its it's implied she has a little bit of determination). This means that instead of being able to manually save save, her soul autosaves right before she dies dies, so not only will she remember how painful or horrifying the death was was, but she will have to rexperience re-experience the terror right before she died. She also seems to get scars from her previous horrible deaths.



* ''Fanfic/TheShapeOfTheNightmareToCome''. Long story short - perfect example of how to make ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer40000}}'' even more packed with GrimDark than it already was. Just few examples:
** Orcs goes into fight with Tyranids resulting in the two species merging into unstoppable New Devourer, that ''eats half of the galaxy'']]
** God Emperor Of Mankind dies only to be reborn in Warp as Star Father - ''Chaos God of Order''
** Then there is the Ophilim Kiasoz that destroys entire star systems just by passing through them
** The Nex (Keyboard attempts to bite editors fingers off and snags a thumb, new editor takes over) the merest mention of which causes the scroll the story is written on to turn into a swarm of spiders that nearly devour the author of the story before a sentry gun destroys them.

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* ''Fanfic/TheShapeOfTheNightmareToCome''. Long story short - perfect example of how to make ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer40000}}'' even more packed with GrimDark than it already was. Just a few examples:
** Orcs goes into fight with Tyranids resulting in the two species merging into unstoppable New Devourer, that ''eats half of the galaxy'']]
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** God Emperor Of Mankind dies only to be reborn in Warp as Star Father - ''Chaos God of Order''
** Then there is the Ophilim Kiasoz that destroys entire star systems just by passing through them
them.
** The Nex (Keyboard attempts to bite editors editor's fingers off and snags a thumb, new editor takes over) the merest mention of which causes the scroll the story is written on to turn into a swarm of spiders that nearly devour the author of the story before a sentry gun destroys them.


** For what it's worth, the NauseaFuel is slightly lessened by a comment from the author explaining that [[spoiler:the hole isn't actually real, only existing in Applejack's delusional mind. However, that opens up a whole new can of NightmareFuel...imagine having a mental illness so severe that it not only causes you to believe you have a gaping wound in your face that doesn't actually exist, but to convince yourself that it was the cause of your parents' deaths.]]

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** For what it's worth, the NauseaFuel is slightly lessened by a comment from the author explaining that [[spoiler:the hole isn't actually real, only existing in Applejack's delusional mind. However, that opens up a whole new can of NightmareFuel...imagine having a mental illness so severe that it not only causes you to believe you have a gaping wound in your face that doesn't actually exist, exist and can't be seen by anyone but to convince yourself you, but convinces you that it was the cause of your parents' deaths.]]


* ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/206633/- Ἐλπίς]],'' Greek for "hope", is a dark and bizarre ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic that uses Princess Celestia's immortality for SurrealHorror. It goes like this: She is so impossibly old that she has lived through countless repeated iterations of the universe, from the birth of a new world to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt and the death of all life. Every time the world comes to an end, she is always the last one alive. She finds herself standing on an impossibly long stretch of blackness called the Road, and begins to walk along it, accompanied by a mysterious creature called the Butler. As she walks down the Road for what seems to be an eternity, she is forced to relive her memories of not only the past universe, but every single universe she lived through previously, and the life of every single living creature that had ever been alive at one point. Finally, at the end of the Road, she is given a choice: to let herself and the universe die, or to restart from nothing again. And every time, she chooses to start over again, in hopes that she can prevent the end of the world. Over, and over, and over, and over...

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** For what it's worth, the NauseaFuel is slightly lessened by a comment from the author explaining that [[spoiler:the hole isn't actually real, only existing in Applejack's delusional mind. However, that opens up a whole new can of NightmareFuel...imagine having a mental illness so severe that it not only causes you to believe you have a gaping wound in your face that doesn't actually exist, but to convince yourself that it was the cause of your parents' deaths.]]
* ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/206633/- Ἐλπίς]],'' Greek for "hope", is a dark and bizarre ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic that uses Princess Celestia's immortality for SurrealHorror. It goes like this: She isn't just thousands or even millions of years old; she is so impossibly old impossibly, unfathomably ancient that she has lived through countless repeated iterations of the universe, from the birth of a new world to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt and the death of all life. Every time the world comes to an end, she is always the last one alive. She finds herself standing on an impossibly long stretch of blackness called the Road, and begins to walk along it, accompanied by a mysterious creature called the Butler. As she walks down the Road for what seems to be an eternity, she is forced to relive her memories of not only the past universe, but every single universe she lived through previously, and the life of every single living creature that had ever been alive at one point. Finally, at the end of the Road, she is given a choice: to let herself and the universe die, or to restart from nothing again. And every time, she chooses to start over again, in hopes that she can prevent the end of the world. Over, and over, and over, and over...

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzORrtMnUwE Sans reacts realistically to the death of his brother]]. Also doubles as TearJerker.
* In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ArUx6UCxe4 this video]], [[WesternAnimation/PeppaPig Peppa Pig]] shows her friends a song that is "very grown up". Said song is Omega Flowey's battle theme and when it reaches the part with Flowey's laugh, [[NightmareFace Peppa will give you nightmares.]]
* Think Flowey's lines before his boss battle were creepy enough? [[https://soundcloud.com/crashboombanger/flowey-pre-battle-dialogue Here's]] a high-quality fan dub of them. ''Holy. Fucking. Shit.''
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceaL3j6RQBo And another!]] Complete with all of Flowey's post-defeat dialog as well. Just in case you needed ''even more'' to keep you awake at night!
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubxHrS297BU Or how about this one?]]
** The way everything's so fluidly animated [[http://cosmiccanine.tumblr.com/post/134694073720/this-originally-started-as-a-small-lipsynch-test here]] makes it all the creepier.
** If you thought that was bad, then [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HG-RWA1kbk0 this is miles above the rest]]. It's possibly even scarier than the actual appearance in the game.
*** If you [[FreezeFrameBonus pause at the right time]], after Flowey's stabbed Frisk with his vines, you can see ''[[https://imgur.com/gallery/8zbUqIx this]]'' [[{{Gorn}} image.]]
*** In true Flowey fashion, [[ParanoiaFuel he makes you think the video ended early and that the video has been taken down during viewing...]]
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sr4qEf-PwJs The Regressor,]] who's been reimagining Undertale in N64 graphics, finished the model for Omega Flowey. He still falls within the UncannyValley and finds new and [[SarcasmMode exciting]] ways to obliterate the fourth wall. Such obliterations include: [[MediumAwareness knowing]] ''[[MediumAwareness damn well]]'' [[MediumAwareness that he's not]] ''[[MediumAwareness supposed]]'' [[MediumAwareness to be a 3D model as opposed to a sprite,]] [[FastForwardGag playing the original cutscene before his boss fight in five seconds because "no one wants to see a static screen with text on it for]] [[YouMakeMeSic 1:13]] [[FastForwardGag seconds"]] and '''[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou hijacking the OmegaStation 64's]] VanityPlate''' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou rather than the opening exposition of the game itself.]] Also, the [[SensoryAbuse ear-piercing noises]] its attack motion makes.
* Whatever is going on in [[https://www.reddit.com/r/HELP_tale this AU.]] Its name is HELP_tale, and it involves a faceless Frisk receiving a locket from a corrupted, amalgam-esque Flowey and witnessing an unknown force (hinted to have something to do with determination) merging every timeline and AU together to corrupt the world. Its effects range from melting Napstablook into a puddle to combining EVERY POSSIBLE [[http://i.imgur.com/21wKdte.png Sans]] and [[http://i.imgur.com/SS30Vug.pngn Papyrus]] to create monstrosities.
** Turns out [[TotallyRadical Sanzy]] [[PuppeteerParasite Fresh]] might have something to do with it -- enough that his death and subsequent locket purification were enough to crash the computer the AU is running on.
*** In addition, "Everything's H A P P Y." is no doubt a reference to a [[VideoGame/{{Earthbound}} certain]] EldritchAbomination.
*** [[NightmareRetardant Luckily, we have a little break featuring Babybones Papyrus,]] [[AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent who tasked the character with finding a cute little cat that is dressed in his adult form's battle body.]] Nah, [[SurpriseCreepy just kidding]]. There is an EldritchAbomination here too. And it is heavily implied that the faceless character [[AllAnimeIsNaughtyTentacles engages in a certain anime cliche with it,]] or [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman simply eats it alive.]]
*** Much of the fanmade music for HELP_Tale could qualify (depending) as many of the fanmade songs tend to play around with either audio glitching or DroneOfDread. Much of the HELP_Tale fan music could qualify as HellIsThatNoise.
*** TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou seems to be coming into play as the creator of the ARG is starting to have AudienceParticipation to decode Morse code and various coding languages, among other things, to get farther into the story.
* [[http://ashiael.tumblr.com/post/130765164787/he-who-fights-monsters-should-see-to-it-that-he This comic.]] Nietzsche's [[HeWhoFightsMonsters wisdom]] rings true even today.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5AKfLwBqtE This]] vocal cover of Megalovania. To elaborate: this is the Fallen Child's VillainSong about how they gleefully sing about their crimes, sounding completely psychotic as possible when observing the details of the deaths of the monsters they've murdered.
** And they know Sans can't beat them, even taunting him about how [[IronicEcho he can't keep dodging forever.]]
* In a similar vein, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kz01opSNMb4 this vocal cover]] of Gaster's theme, with a bit of tearjerker mixed in. With the ominous tone and some of the lyrics, it gives the impression that just because his tale is a tragic one, Gaster is far from harmless.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-tM_MhC--o This fan-made video]], depicting a battle against Gaster. Highlights include Gaster kidnapping your friends and forcing you to kill them, the nightmarish forms he takes, and him ''[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou crashing the computer]]'' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou in-video, removing everything from the desktop, except one thing:]] the game itself, but now it's named '''[[HostileShowTakeover Gastertale]]'''.
--> '''[[JumpScare YOU ARE NOT]] [[NightmareFace IN CONTROL]]'''
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHCAmB4ZWvo Here's another one]], though it's not as terrifying. It even ends on a happy note, [[EarnYourHappyEnding with Gaster's SOUL finally becoming whole again.]]
** David Near, who is already well-known for doing headcanon voices for most [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys Five Nights at Freddy's]] characters, did [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQ9xNqdhp_I his take]] on Gaster.
* Some fans decided to make their own Amalgamates, and most of them double as this and TearJerker. Some of them even have the primary characters fused together, and they're just ''horrifying'' to look at. [[http://m1nktank.tumblr.com/post/133643772690/so-uh-about-that-a-u There's quite]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9dEoF_rV_o a few]] concepts for them, too, but the most tragic of all of them would have to be [[https://ifunny.co/fun/hQGtdXnY3?gallery=tag&query=amalgamate this one]]. ''Dear lord.''
** [[http://i.imgur.com/DRSxT9J.png Temalgamate.]]
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=782FEUg-kjY Omega Temmie]] from the Underswap AU. The picture and music are equally nightmarish.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=786bb0vGdJM The Dreemur_Reborn Tumblr's animation of a theoretical]] Chara fight manages to be intensely creepy from the start because of their determination to kill Asriel and re-insert themselves into his body. Special mention goes to the WhamShot in the middle of the fight where Chara reveals that Frisk had performed countless Genocide runs and sold their soul countless times. They then proceed to change their attacks into ''destroying all of the Frisk's [=SOULs=]'' over and over again and using the blast of their destruction as the attack. While it ends in a happy place, it's excellent in driving home how horrific Chara could be.
* There is a series of GIF files that are part of the "If Undertale Was An Anime" series showing Asriel placing Chara's body: it seems ok at first, until the humans are shown with glitching {{Nightmare Face}}s, before turning into black [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations with no features besides red grins and eyes. As Asriel is brutally murdered, Chara laughs insanely within Asriel's body, whispering "Such filthy creatures... I HATE YOU," to the humans.]] You can see a version of said scene (with added music and effects) [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrlEupc2vD0 here]].
* Ever been curious as to what exactly Flowey did while experimenting with the timeline before you showed up? Well, this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Won87NOuLJo comic dub]] offers a hypothetical scenario involving him and Papyrus that can send shivers down your very spine. It starts off innocently, at first...and then, when Papyrus denies Flowey's offer to help him show his "full potential", he traps him with vines and [[KickTheDog mocks him for it.]] The comic then cuts to Sans, who wakes up just in time to see the final result: Flowey is now ''controlling'' Papyrus'[[note]]who, by the way, '''[[AndIMustScream is fully conscious the entire time, begging for his brother to help]]'''[[/note]] body. And Flowey's laugh at the end...'''''[[HellIsThatNoise JESUS CHRIST.]]''''' And then, [[RewatchBonus if you listen very closely before the credits appear,]] you get...
--> '''Flowey''': Sweet dreams...Papyrus.
* [[http://ann13doodles.tumblr.com/post/143006199627/charas-melting-face-isnt-scary-they-need-to-step Don't tell Chara that their melting face isn't scary]]. It is a ''[[NightmareFace very bad]] idea.''
* If you ever wondered what Muffet would look like if she were closer to an actual spider, [[http://eqgrp-rainbowdash.deviantart.com/art/Muffet-570952426 then here you go...]]
* [[http://orig09.deviantart.net/3cca/f/2015/318/f/1/w_d__gaster__undertale__by_fadelurker-d9gpfa5.png Quite]] [[http://img.ifcdn.com/images/c3d5f42cb68137cbf25047eb2d4a98399d44375ba53e1eeba0d21edaf6a4719a_1.jpg a bit]] [[https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/2d/68/b4/2d68b46e89529f2e63d0b2201d4cde4e.jpg of]] Gaster's fanart tends to veer into this. Turns out being a sentient fragment of broken code, banished to the void of nonexistence while trying to claw your way back to reality, tends to make to an excellent subject for nightmares.
** Not having an officially revealed appearance isn't stopping it either.
* The Fan-made game ''Determination'', meant as a direct sequel to a Genocide Run, not only calls you by the name you chose for the Protagonist from your Undertale game, but at one point, brings up ''[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou the name your computer is registered under.]]'' Doubly scary if you used your real first and last name when you set up your computer, as it makes it more blatant than ever that Chara is talking to ''you.''
* [[http://zarla.deviantart.com/art/UNDERTALE-SPOILERS-Good-intentions-573418942 If Papyrus 'fell down', and Sans took him to Dr. Alphys.]] It ends on the horrifying (and [[TearJerker tragically sad]]) creation of an Papyrus-Sans amalgamate named Sixbones. If the above fan-amalgamates are scary, here is made several orders more horrifying because you see how it happened.
* If you have the Colored Sprites Mod installed, some of the faces Flowey makes at the end of a Neutral Run become even creepier; you can see ''blood dripping from his eyes'' when he says Asgore's dead, and his petals are blood-red when he talks about how he'll show everyone "the real meaning of this world".
* This fanmade music video using Music/{{Halsey}}'s ''Control'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rmS1XUi9Ss viewed here]]. Knowing the Genocide Run, it fits, a little too well.
** And then there's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYcjPXwG064 this comic]] specifically tailored with the song in mind, highlighting the dark messages of the songs. It really hammers in the point of how much [[ArcWords control]] Frisk has over their own actions between themselves and [[HumanoidAbomination Chara]] during the Genocide run, also treating us to some of the worst parts of the run.
* [[https://youtu.be/XUYNKFbDY20 Your Battle]]. Where do we begin? This is a complete MindScrew of a battle. It's based around completing challenges to raise your Level Of [=ViolEnce=] to the maximum. Your health slowly deteriorates as you try to complete them. The music is an extremely disturbing and unrecognizable version of "Your Best Nightmare". Around LOVE 6 and 13, you get battles against a Gaster Blaster. One where you have to get it to hit itself with exploding circles, and one where you are in a ''VideoGame/SpaceInvaders''-esque shoot 'em up. The dialog box constantly smiles at you, in a similar vein to Flowey. Then it ends with a circle which describes itself as "A projection of yourself in your most vulnerable state." It's extremely odd and indescribable. The creator states that there is no clear message to it, and it's up to you to decide (it's [[TitleDrop your battle]], after all).
* The Unitale fan-made boss "It's You, It's Me" (No quotation marks). It is a battle where you fight a mechanical remnant of yourself, when you finally win the genocide way, the battle simply ends with the name flashing You / Me until the battle states ''IT'S FINALLY OVER'' However, if you try to run and successfully enter the correct password, you get taken to the BonusBoss who will ask why you persist in fighting as the battle becomes more nightmarish and harder as it goes on. Once the battle is over, you are given the option to Fight or show Mercy, either way, the boss still dies and turns to dust. Fighting is showing you wanted to fight, Mercy is for putting the boss out of its misery and possibly wiping yourself out of existence at the same time. Truly a creepy boss fight indeed.
* Mandopony's FilkSong, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QM3hpHE28hw Chara]], about the slow corruption during a Genocide run. Thing is, is this Chara corrupting Frisk... or you corrupting both of them? Highlights include "You can't save a soul... that you ''lack''", "Don't expect me to shed any tears in the end", "It's done and nobody is free", "Don't expect any sympathy", and the entire last third mixing this with TearJerker ("What have I done?/Where is my home?/Were these deeds I've done/truly my own?/I was so blind/But now I clearly see:/I only have one choice in front of me.../ ''erase'' the guilt,/ ''erase'' the pain, /''erase'' what we've built/ and ''erase this game''.")
* [[https://soundcloud.com/anime_sonicmega/genocide-papyrus This]] "Genocide Papyrus" fandub is positively ''bone-chilling'', especially towards the end when he talks about ''exactly'' what his adversary is in for. BewareTheNiceOnes indeed...
* Remember the Regressor video mentioned earlier on the Flowey portion of this folder? [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXery1Pnxjo He also made a video about the]] Sans fight. The way Sans just glides around without moving is pretty damn creepy, but it's at its worst at the end where we loop back around to the beginning room, only now there's blood all over the pillars and we get a zoom in on Chara's bloody and broken face which is the focus for the next few seconds as they get thrown all over the place. The fact that it doesn't change expressions at all just makes it truly hideous.
* [[https://cephei97.deviantart.com/art/Undertale-AU-Tale-of-the-Fallen-Demon-638450867 Just, this AU.]] (At least in the writer's opinion). In this AU, Chara and possibly Genocide!Frisk are vessels for a demon god. And after absorbing the Six Human Souls, Chara's skin gets redder and the body gets deformed until the last SOUL is absorbed, making this AU Chara's true form rise.
* Horrortale is an AU that takes place 8 years after Frisk did a neutral run, killing a few monsters and Asgore and leaving the Underground. Everything rapidly goes to hell in the Underground from there with the CORE dying and Undyne, the new Queen, being unable to stop it and consequentially the monsters start starving to death because their magic food is fading away due to the core's death. The monster children start dying first and the adult monsters start losing their minds killing and or eating eachother. In the case of Snowdin however after a currently unknown altercation between Sans and Undyne which resulted in part of Sans skull getting smashed open, Snowdin has been eating any human children they come across to fight off starvation and to spite Queen Undyne whom just wants the SOULS to be harvested.
** One particular monster that got it the worst was Horrortale Grillby. After the CORE died the magic that kept his body from burning itself started fading leading to his soul being in perpetual agony as he feels himself burning alive constantly but cannot die. In one particular chilling scene in the past right when everything starts going to hell he grabs Sans suddenly out of nowhere after a long night in his bar and starts pleading for him to help him as his face starts melting and he is screaming his head off in agony. He's been living like this for ''8 years''.
** The stories main protagonist, Aliza, has a soul of fear instead of determination (although its implied she has a little bit of determination). This means that instead of being able to manually save her soul autosaves right before she dies so not only will she remember how painful or horrifying the death was but she will have to rexperience the terror right before she died. She also seems to get scars from her previous horrible deaths.
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* [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/188642/1/let-me-tell-you-about-the-hole-in-my-face/let-me-tell-you-about-the-hole-in-my-face "Let Me Tell You About The Hole In My Face"]], a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic about Applejack telling you about...well, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the hole in her face]]. More specifically, a massive, gaping, pulsating hole that ''[[TheBlank replaces]]'' her face. A massive, gaping, pulsating hole that she describes in ''[[BodyHorror nauseating]]'' detail. Only she can see it, everyone else thinks she has a normal face. But she knows its there and so did her parents, who were ''killed'' by it after repeated contact with it made them both deathly ill. And then there's the ending...dear ''god'' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou the]] [[MindScrew ending!]]
-->You will see all of this; you will see the hole in my face. Forever, you will see the hole in my face. You will see, and you'll never speak a word to anyone.\\
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You'll see and you won't speak.\\
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[[WhamLine Because you were never there, either.]]
* ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/206633/- Ἐλπίς]],'' Greek for "hope", is a dark and bizarre ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic that uses Princess Celestia's immortality for SurrealHorror. It goes like this: She is so impossibly old that she has lived through countless repeated iterations of the universe, from the birth of a new world to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt and the death of all life. Every time the world comes to an end, she is always the last one alive. She finds herself standing on an impossibly long stretch of blackness called the Road, and begins to walk along it, accompanied by a mysterious creature called the Butler. As she walks down the Road for what seems to be an eternity, she is forced to relive her memories of not only the past universe, but every single universe she lived through previously, and the life of every single living creature that had ever been alive at one point. Finally, at the end of the Road, she is given a choice: to let herself and the universe die, or to restart from nothing again. And every time, she chooses to start over again, in hopes that she can prevent the end of the world. Over, and over, and over, and over...
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* [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/188642/1/let-me-tell-you-about-the-hole-in-my-face/let-me-tell-you-about-the-hole-in-my-face "Let Me Tell You About The Hole In My Face"]], a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic about Applejack telling you about...well, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the hole in her face]]. More specifically, a massive, gaping, pulsating hole that ''[[TheBlank replaces]]'' her face. A massive, gaping, pulsating hole that she describes in ''[[BodyHorror nauseating]]'' detail. Only she can see it, everyone else thinks she has a normal face. But she knows its there and so did her parents, who were ''killed'' by it after repeated contact with it made them both deathly ill. And then there's the ending...dear ''god'' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou the]] [[MindScrew ending!]]
-->You will see all of this; you will see the hole in my face. Forever, you will see the hole in my face. You will see, and you'll never speak a word to anyone.\\
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You'll see and you won't speak.\\
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[[WhamLine Because you were never there, either.]]
* ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/206633/- Ἐλπίς]],'' Greek for "hope", is a dark and bizarre ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic that uses Princess Celestia's immortality for SurrealHorror. It goes like this: She is so impossibly old that she has lived through countless repeated iterations of the universe, from the birth of a new world to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt and the death of all life. Every time the world comes to an end, she is always the last one alive. She finds herself standing on an impossibly long stretch of blackness called the Road, and begins to walk along it, accompanied by a mysterious creature called the Butler. As she walks down the Road for what seems to be an eternity, she is forced to relive her memories of not only the past universe, but every single universe she lived through previously, and the life of every single living creature that had ever been alive at one point. Finally, at the end of the Road, she is given a choice: to let herself and the universe die, or to restart from nothing again. And every time, she chooses to start over again, in hopes that she can prevent the end of the world. Over, and over, and over, and over...

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* ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/206633/- Ἐλπίς]],'' Greek for "hope", is a dark and bizarre ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic that uses Princess Celestia's immortality for SurrealHorror. It goes like this: Every time the world comes to an end, she is always the last survivor of it all. She lands on an impossibly long stretch of blackness called the Road, and walks along it, accompanied by a mysterious creature called the Butler. As she walks down the Road, she is forced to relive her memories of not only the past universe, but every single universe she lived through previously, and the life of every single living creature that had ever been alive at one point. Finally, at the end of the Road, she is given a choice: to let herself and the universe die, or to restart from nothing again. And every time, she chooses to start over again, in hopes that she can prevent the end of the world. Over, and over, and over, and over...

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* ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/206633/- Ἐλπίς]],'' Greek for "hope", is a dark and bizarre ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic that uses Princess Celestia's immortality for SurrealHorror. It goes like this: She is so impossibly old that she has lived through countless repeated iterations of the universe, from the birth of a new world to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt and the death of all life. Every time the world comes to an end, she is always the last survivor of it all. one alive. She lands finds herself standing on an impossibly long stretch of blackness called the Road, and walks begins to walk along it, accompanied by a mysterious creature called the Butler. As she walks down the Road, Road for what seems to be an eternity, she is forced to relive her memories of not only the past universe, but every single universe she lived through previously, and the life of every single living creature that had ever been alive at one point. Finally, at the end of the Road, she is given a choice: to let herself and the universe die, or to restart from nothing again. And every time, she chooses to start over again, in hopes that she can prevent the end of the world. Over, and over, and over, and over...

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